Posts Tagged ‘Slaves to sin’

John 8:31-47 Freedom From Slavery

Freedom like no other

We are still in the treasury with Jesus as He addresses those who actually believed what He was saying. His first words to them are comforting, but they don’t see it that way. By the end I want to tell Him that that’s no way to “win friends and influence people.” We will be stopping short of His real bombshell today.

Jesus is never afraid to speak the truth. But He also always starts by wrapping it in love. Only when the intended message doesn’t really sink in does He have to make it a little sharper. Today is a prime example of that. Read more »